The Beech 18 of Matt Younkin catches the beautiful first light of Saturday's performance
The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team close the loop in their AT-6 Texans
The legendary P51-D Mustang
The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team
Texas Raiders crewman Curt Rowe performs pre-flight inspections on the majestic B-17 Flying Fortress
A US servicemen fires at strafing Japanese Zeros during the incredible Tora! Tora! Tora! reenactment of the surprise bombing at Pearl Harbor
Tora! Tora! Tora! Mitsubishi A6M-3 Zero replica
The B-25 Mitchell "Betty's Dream" from the Texas Flying Legends Museum
Sean D. Tucker in the Oracle Challenger slices through a ribbon only feet off the deck. I wonder if the team's rookies are "elected" to hold those poles!
The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team perform during Saturday's performance
Flags fly as the flight crew prepare the B-17 Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" for its performance
Lead Solo pilot Lt. Ryan Chamberlain waves to the crowd as the Blue Angels prepare to conclude the day's activities with another awesome performance
A Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 "Zero" replica glides through the air above Ellington Field. The Texas Flying Legends Museum has one of the only remaining Zeros in the world that are still flyable.
The business end of an AT-6 Texan flown by the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team
The B-25J Mitchell "Betty's Dream" taxies back after another successful flight. WWII re-enactors are seen in the background in their iconic US Willy's Jeep.
The majesty of flight personified by the Blue Angels
One of my favorites, the Grumman TBM-3E Avenger "Avenger 41"
The Aeroshell Aerobatic Team catches the light during their inspired performance